The Theater: Hammond Speaks Again

Everyone on Broadway except the child actors remembers Percy Hammond, either with delight or something approaching brainstorm. Last week a few of Percy Hammond's intimates had gift copies of a new collection of his work. This Atom In The Audience (his own phrase), privately printed by his free-lancing son John Hammond of Newtown, Conn. Other envious Hammond admirers were tickled to learn that the book could be had on order from bookstores generally.

Sampling Percy Hammond's columns in the Chicago Tribune, the New York Tribune and Herald Tribune over 27 years, the book proves...

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